Cabinet reviews policy framework on cloud computing
January 21 2021 12:30 AM


HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani chaired yesterday the Cabinet’s regular meeting at its seat at the Amiri Diwan. Following the meeting, HE the Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi gave the following statement:
At the beginning of the meeting, the Cabinet listened to the explanation provided by HE the Minister of Public Health on the latest developments to limit the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), and affirmed the continuation of work with regard to the precautionary measures that have been taken in order to combat this pandemic.
The Cabinet also listened to the presentation made by HE the Minister of Finance on the progress of work on the unified site for government tenders and HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior instructed the necessity of the commitment of government agencies and the bodies that fund their budget from the State to announce the tenders and auctions on the site, with the aim of achieving justice, transparency and equal opportunities, and providing information to investors on the needs of government agencies.
After that, the Cabinet considered the topics on the agenda as follows:
First — Approval of a draft memorandum of understanding in the field of diplomatic training between the Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Qatar and the Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training and Research Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Georgia.
Second — Reviewed the following issues and took appropriate decisions:
1 — The Ministry of Transport and Communications letter on the policy framework document for cloud computing.
The cloud computing policy framework has been developed to provide high-quality services to individuals, companies and institutions, significantly increase efficiency and growth, and to ensure reliable access to all local and international users alike, based on the TRAs strategy to support the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030 and the Second National Development Strategy.
2 — Results of the 17th meeting of the Ministerial Committee of Civil Service and Administrative Development of the GCC.
3 — Results of the 340th session of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Governing Body.
4 — Results of the 7th Iran-Qatar Joint Economic Commission meeting.

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